Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2015 at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington. Rev. Ted Max will officiate. Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington.
The family suggests memorials be made to Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., or Community Cancer Center, Normal. Please mail your memorials to John Allen Baker, P.O. Box 694, Danvers, IL 61732.
Madaline was born Feb. 8, 1939, in Bloomington, the daughter of John J. and Mary Mae Martin Hoog. She married John Baker on June 26, 1959, in Bloomington. He survives.
Also surviving are five children, John Allen (Mary Ann) Baker, Danvers; Mark Steven Baker, Auckland, New Zealand; Phillip Lynn (Cathy) Baker, Normal; Mary Kathleen (Thomas) Roberts, Bloomington; and Brian Keith Baker, Bloomington; 12 grandchildren, Jacob and Hannah Baker; Stephanie, Mathew and James Baker; Luke Hinchee; Deanie Baker; Danielle Baker; Dustin Selleck; James Roberts; Thomas Roberts; and Steven Roberts; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Carol (Cecil) Crow, Normal; two half sisters, Connie (Don) Tincher and Orlenia Clawitter, all of Bloomington; one brother, Carl Hoog, Rockford; and one half brother, Doug (Joyce) Powell, New Zealand.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Jim Shugrue and Bill and John Hoog.
Madaline first worked for St. Joseph Hospital on Morris Avenue, Bloomington. She later worked at Eureka-Williams Co., Bloomington, for more than 35 years. Madaline was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Bloomington, where she served on several committees.
She enjoyed bicycling, walking and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her.